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History of The Abyssinian Baptist Church

Our history conveys a rich legacy of leadership and faith, our activist commitment to serving the needs of the local and global community and a dedication to our mission of winning more souls for Christ.

Waverly Place

1885

Following Spellman’s retirement, the Rev. Robert D. Wynn of Norwich, CT became pastor of the church. For 16 years he led a growing congregation that completed the purchase of the Waverly Place property.

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